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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New School Year A Good Opportunity To Discuss Underage Drinking

Helping teens make good choices is as simple as starting a conversation, and back-to-school is an ideal time for parents...

Original post made by Patty Hoyt on Aug. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 102 Views

AROUND TOWN

2012 ballot measure will ask property owners for $22 fee

Property owners in Danville and San Ramon are going to be asked to pay an extra $22 a year to help protect water in Contra...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Tirtayasa Filterindo, on Aug 22, 2014 at 10:51 am | 27 comments | 982 Views

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Danville council declares intent to ban plastic bags

Danville could be on its way to banning single-use carryout plastic bags after the Town Council approved a resolution of...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tony B., on Aug 22, 2014 at 8:18 am | 14 comments | 1401 Views

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WATER ; NOT THE ISSUE HERE! WHAT DO YOU THINK?

THE ONLY THING THAT TIES ALL THE DAMAGED, DEFORMED,MUTATED,ODD SHAPED,BURNED ON ONE SIDE,BURNED AT THE TOPS,YELLOW LEAVES...

Original post made by steve on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by DirkaDirka, on Aug 22, 2014 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 130 Views

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Rangerpro

rangerpro should not be sprayed on tree roots...

Original post made by steve on Aug. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 32 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nominate "D": when the commentator becomes the real jornalist

I hope the editors actually read this. This mom comes here to read community news, and occasionally check out a blog entry,...

Original post made by Mominator on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by eddycaster, on Aug 21, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 8 comments | 118 Views

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Dead birds in Danville, Alamo test positive for West Nile virus

The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District confirmed Friday two dead birds from Danville and Alamo, as well as...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Realer Jukia Porcini, on Aug 21, 2014 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 267 Views

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San Ramon seeks new home for Central Park basketball courts

As the ground breaking of the San Ramon City Hall building draws near, relocation of the basketball courts that currently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by C. D'Onterio, on Aug 20, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 802 Views

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New credit scoring could help home buyers

The National Association of Realtors this week praised a decision by FICO, the Fair Isaac Corp. credit monitoring agency,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Robin Banks, on Aug 20, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 6 comments | 588 Views

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Manslaughter case against Tri-Valley attorney moves forward

After more than 18 months of delays and legal wrangling, the manslaughter case against a San Ramon lawyer accused of running...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by MrsJJJ, on Aug 20, 2014 at 1:42 pm | 18 comments | 2976 Views

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SRVFPD recognized for financial reporting

For the 13th year in a row, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District has received the certificate of achievement for...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Rich McVey, on Aug 20, 2014 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 330 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Water treatment plant receives award

Zone 7 Water Agency's Del Valle water treatment plant was recently recognized for receiving a "Directors Award of Recognition"...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tirtayasa Filterindo, on Aug 20, 2014 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 110 Views

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Water agencies ordered to enforce statewide restrictions

A state agency Thursday ordered local water agencies to enforce mandatory statewide water restrictions implemented because...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Xin Han, on Aug 19, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 522 Views

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Danville resident honored for police volunteerism

Danville police volunteer Paul Cowell has been honored for years of service to the town through the department's Volunteer...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by Jean Schroeder, on Aug 19, 2014 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 543 Views

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Danville council restricts parking near SRVHS

The Danville Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to restrict parking on Las Barrancas Drive near San Ramon Valley High...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 11 comments | 1578 Views

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CRASH ON DIABLO ROAD/ALAMEDA DIABLO

Yet another crash occurred on Diablo Road in the dangerous 2-lane portion. The latest one was Monday night, Aug. 11 at the...

Original post made by motorist on Aug. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 68 Views

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Active shooter training in Danville

More than 50 police officers and fire personnel from San Ramon Valley public safety agencies teamed up Thursday at Monte...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Y. Sam, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 856 Views

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Late-night freeway crash reported near Alamo

Four lanes were closed for more than an hour on Interstate 680 near Alamo following a crash involving a trailer and another...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Louisa, on Aug 14, 2014 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 668 Views

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School board talks parcel tax renewal

The San Ramon Valley school board held preliminary discussions on whether to seek an extension of the Measure C parcel tax,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Louie, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:54 am | 19 comments | 1247 Views

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Danville mayor, councilwoman file election papers

A pair of Danville Town Council seats are up for election this November, and the two incumbents were the first candidates...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by No incumbents, on Aug 13, 2014 at 10:57 am | 25 comments | 1844 Views
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